Economic equality in marriage and family relations

Human rights body:
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
Equality and non-discrimination
Populations of concern:
Relevant CEDAW article:

Recommended measures (1)

Measure type:
Laws and regulations

The Committee reiterates its previous recommendation (CEDAW/C/NOR/CO/9, para. 49 (b) and recommends that the State party adopt the legal measures necessary to enhance the economic protection guaranteed to all women living in de facto relationships, by recognizing their rights with respect to the property accumulated during the relationship, in line with the Committee’s general recommendations No. 21 (1994) on equality in marriage and family relations and No. 29 (2013) on economic consequences of marriage, family relations and their dissolution.